Getting to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park; The park is the main National park in Uganda that inhabits the mountain Gorillas in the wilderness. One has to fly to Uganda at the Entebbe International Airport which is the main airport in the country and there after the trekker is picked by his tour guide to set off for Bwindi impenetrable forest national park in western Uganda.
The other airport where one can access the entry into western Uganda where most of the National parks are located is the Kigali Rwanda gateway which one can easily access to southwest part of Uganda where Bwindi Impenetrable is located. It’s actually recommendable that one access Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park through Rwanda since its nearer to the park than from Entebbe. From, Kigali to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park it takes maximum 4 hours.
Getting to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park from Kampala or Entebbe.
Travelling to Bwindi forest from Kampala (the capital city of Uganda) takes maximum 9hours. The drive is interesting as you see a number of things on your way including rolling hills ,cattle, the equator and many more.
To break the long hours one can opt to add on other safari trips to Lake Mburo park where you will stop over and enjoy the game drive.
You can as well option to fly into Rwanda and trek in Uganda.
Fly to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
On arrival at the airport, our guide will drive you to Kajjansi airstrip to catch up with Aerolink airline to Kihihi in Buhoma town of Bwindi Forest or to Kisoro which takes 1 hour from the south part of Bwindi impenetrable National park. The flights are daily and convenient.
Tourists can buy a Tourist visa from Rwanda as well and apply for online East Africa visa. Most clients about 70% fly into Kigali Airport to fly out in Entebbe.
Gorilla trekking safaris from Entebbe, makes the safari very unique, and flying is is an option which is taken by 10% of the clients, the cheaper. By Air Travelers fly from Entebbe or Kajjansi Airfield airstrip at Kisoro.
Planes also chart to Kayonza or savannah Airstrips, Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is served by three airfields at Kihihi, Kayonza and Nyakabande in Kisoro this enables the easy access to trek in Nkuringo, Nshogi and Mishaya.